To dress to the left
Dress Dress, v. i. 1. (Mil.) To arrange one's self in due position in a line of soldiers; -- the word of command to form alignment in ranks; as, Dress right, dress! [1913 Webster]

2. To clothe or apparel one's self; to put on one's garments; to pay particular regard to dress; as, to dress quickly. ``To dress for a ball.'' --Latham. [1913 Webster]

To flaunt, to dress, to dance, to thrum. --Tennyson . [1913 Webster]

{To dress to the right}, {To dress to the left}, {To dress on the center} (Mil.), to form alignment with reference to the soldier on the extreme right, or in the center, of the rank, who serves as a guide. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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